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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: God, Faith, Religiosity & Prayer

Faith in God and Faith in Self: Religion and Self Confidence

by Rabbi Haggai Resnikoff Posted on July 10, 2017

  BeMidbar 13 כא וַֽיַּעֲל֖וּ וַיָּתֻ֣רוּ אֶת־הָאָ֑רֶץ מִמִּדְבַּר־צִ֥ן עַד־רְחֹ֖ב לְבֹ֥א חֲמָֽת׃ כב וַיַּעֲל֣וּ בַנֶּגֶב֮ וַיָּבֹ֣א עַד־חֶבְרוֹן֒ וְשָׁ֤ם אֲחִימַן֙ שֵׁשַׁ֣י וְתַלְמַ֔י יְלִידֵ֖י הָעֲנָ֑ק… כה וַיָּשֻׁ֖בוּ מִתּ֣וּר הָאָ֑רֶץ מִקֵּ֖ץ אַרְבָּעִ֥ים יֽוֹם׃ כו וַיֵּלְכ֡וּ וַיָּבֹאוּ֩ אֶל־מֹשֶׁ֨ה וְאֶֽל־אַהֲרֹ֜ן וְאֶל־כָּל־עֲדַ֧ת בְּנֵֽי־יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל אֶל־מִדְבַּ֥ר פָּארָ֖ן קָדֵ֑שָׁה וַיָּשִׁ֨יבוּ אוֹתָ֤ם דָּבָר֙ וְאֶת־כָּל־הָ֣עֵדָ֔ה וַיַּרְא֖וּם אֶת־פְּרִ֥י הָאָֽרֶץ׃ כז וַיְסַפְּרוּ־לוֹ֙ וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ בָּ֕אנוּ אֶל־הָאָ֖רֶץ אֲשֶׁ֣ר שְׁלַחְתָּ֑נוּ וְ֠גַם זָבַ֨ת Continue Reading »

Who Teaches Torah to Your Nation Israel

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on April 4, 2017

This is a speech delivered by Rabbi Dov Linzer at the YCT Annual Tribute Dinner in March 2017 Barukh atah Hashem ha’melamed Torah li’amo Yisrael.  Blessed are You God who teaches Torah to your nation, Israel. This second birkhat ha’Torah follows אשר קדשנו במצותיו וצונו לעסוק בדברי תורה, the mitzvah-blessing for Torah study. For while Continue Reading »

The Pitfalls of Individual Providence and General Providence

by Rabbi Yitzchak Blau Posted on December 2, 2016

Ivdu Et Hashem be-Simkha: Worship of God in the Rambam and Rav Nachman in the Thought of Rav Shagar (Hebrew)

by Rabbi Yair Dreyfuss Posted on December 2, 2016

Does God Have Real Feelings? An Inquiry Into Reading the Bible

by Rabbi Uri Etigson Posted on November 30, 2016

Rav Zadok: Mysticism After Modernity

by Dr. Alan Brill Posted on November 29, 2016

Toward A Halakhic Philosophy of Miracles

by Rabbi Shalom Carmy Posted on November 29, 2016

An Analysis of the Overture to Takanat ha-Shavim

by Rabbi Shalom Carmy Posted on November 29, 2016

Netziv: Forefather of Contemporary Hareidi Ideology

by Rabbi Gil Perl Posted on November 28, 2016

Netziv on the Desert Experience

by Rabbi Shalom Carmy Posted on November 23, 2016

Shema Yisrael: The Secret Code of the Jewish People (Hebrew)

by Dr. Gabi Cohen Posted on November 23, 2016

When Doubt Enters the Room

by Michelle Friedman, MD Posted on November 7, 2016

Jeremy graduates from public high school after attending the local community day school that ends at 8th grade.  He enters college at a large state university and takes a course in comparative religion. His roommate, Partha, is a smart, friendly young man from an Indian Hindu background. The two have thoughtful discussions late into the Continue Reading »